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Protection in respect of offences

Where access has been given to a document and—

        (a)     the access was required or permitted by this Act to be given; or

S. 63(b) amended by Nos 58/1993 s. 23(3), 6/2012 s. 27.

        (b)     the access was authorized by a Minister or a council, or by an officer having authority, in accordance with section 26 or Division 1 of Part VI, to make decisions in respect of requests in the bona fide belief that the access was required by this Act to be given—

neither the person authorizing the access nor any other person concerned in the giving of the access is guilty of a criminal offence by reason only of the authorizing or giving of the access.

S. 63A inserted by No. 6/2012 s. 28, substituted by No. 20/2017 s. 68.

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